No News COVID-19 Cases In County For 2nd Straight Day
It’s a case of “no new news
is good news” when it comes to the COVID-19 numbers in
According the County Health Department Dashboard, there were no new cases
confirmed on Tuesday, which would make for the 2nd day in a row of
zero cases, with the county now standing at 298 confirmed. There are 45 active
cases, 247 recovered cases, and just over 8,800 negative tests. 2 County residents remain
hospitalized due to coronavirus.
The total number of
coronavirus tests reported by the Department of Health Services on Tuesday hit
a new single-day high, totaling 11,794. And 2.2 percent of those 11,794 tests — or 263 — came back positive. That compared to 3.8 percent on Monday. The percentage was 3.8 percent or higher on four of the previous five days. Five additional deaths bring the total number of Wisconsin lives lost to 750 since the pandemic began. On Monday, the state passed 25,000 cases, and Tuesday’s numbers from DHS brought that to 25,331, of which 78 percent have recovered. There were 37 additional hospitalizations reported Monday.